JLL Partners Announces Hiring of Cara Killackey as Managing Director, Investor Relations

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JLL Partners (“JLL” or the “Firm”), a New York-based middle market private equity firm focused on investing in businesses in the healthcare, aerospace and defense, and business services sectors, today announced that Cara Killackey has joined the Firm as Managing Director of Investor Relations.

Ms. Killackey will oversee the investor relations function at JLL and lead capital formation efforts for the firm’s flagship funds and active co-investment program. Prior to joining JLL, she served as Principal at private equity firm I Squared Capital where she was responsible for fundraising and investor relations. Before I Squared Capital, Ms. Killackey held investor relations leadership roles at Partners Group and Probitas Partners. Earlier in her career, Ms. Killackey held senior internal audit roles at Nomura, Lehman Brothers and Protiviti.

“We are excited to welcome Cara to our team and look forward to leveraging her experience and expertise as we continue to grow our platform,” said the Managing Partners at JLL. “We are confident that Cara’s extensive network and proven track record of working closely with a broad array of institutional investors will be invaluable to our ongoing investor relations initiatives.”

Ms. Killackey holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a minor in French and has completed the FINRA series 79 certification. Ms. Killackey is passionate about advancing women and diversity within private markets investing.

About JLL Partners

JLL Partners is a middle market private equity firm with over three decades of experience transforming businesses in the healthcare, specialty industrials, and business services sectors. The firm is dedicated to partnering with companies that it can help build into market leaders through a combination of strategic mergers and acquisitions, organic growth initiatives, and operational enhancements. The JLL Partners team is comprised of seasoned investment professionals and operating partners who are focused on driving long-term value creation across its portfolio. Since its founding in 1988, JLL Partners has invested approximately $6 billion of equity capital across eight private equity funds, with 59 platform investments and more than 235 add-on acquisitions.

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